addition, increase, gain(noun)
a quantity that is added
"there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
a change resulting in an increase
"the increase is scheduled for next month"
increase, increment, growth(noun)
a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
"the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
the amount by which something increases
"they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
the act of increasing something
"he gave me an increase in salary"
become bigger or greater in amount
"The amount of work increased"
make bigger or more
"The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To add is to increase by adjoining or uniting: in distinction from multiply, which is to increase by repeating. To augment a thing is to increase it by any means, but this word is seldom used directly of material objects; we do not augment a house, a farm, a nation, etc. We may enlarge a house, a farm, or an empire, extend influence or dominion, augment riches, power or influence, attach or annex a building to one that it adjoins or papers to the document they refer to, annex a clause or a codicil, affix a seal or a signature, annex a territory, attach a condition to a promise. A speaker may amplify a discourse by a fuller treatment throughout than was originally planned, or he may append or subjoin certain remarks without change of what has gone before. We cast up or sum up an account, though add up and make up are now more usual expressions.
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rise, increasing, increased, enhance, growth, raise, increases, improve, grow, strengthen, increment, expand, augment, enhancing, boost, raising, surge, intensify, augmentation, growing, expansion, strengthening, rising, enhancement, improving, greater, upsurge, heighten, reinforce, enhanced, progression, broaden, improvement, escalation, 'augmentation, extend, hike, further, more, expanding, redouble, intensification, higher, additional, augmenting, mark-up, build, widen, add, enlarge, rises, multiply
How to use increase in a sentence?
There's a massive increase in solar power installations in the Mena region. This year we will see contracts 10 times more than last year.
We will cooperate with Rosneft on this (crude oil supplies increase). We are good friends with Sechin.
Qatar Petroleum needs the support of Iran now more than any time before. I don't believe it would be possible for Qatar Petroleum to increase production without the cooperation with Iran, if in the long term the( political) situation stayed same as now, also, major( oil) companies may be asked to choose between working in Qatar Petroleum or Saudi/UAE and Egypt, otherwise there be sanctions against them. That’s why I don’t think that developing this project by Qatar Petroleum now will be as easy as before, politically not financially.
As temperatures increase and rainfall decreases - the suitable area for growing ... diminishes.
The solid increase in our backlog over the past few years has led to the current growth trend in revenues, while the efforts we have taken to ensure efficient operations and enhance synergies among our business units have enabled us to steadily improve our profitability.
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